Head of Business Development (Education, Contracts) HULL49728

Blue Octopus
Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire
£38,000 - £45,000
15 Jun 2017
13 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Business Development (Education, Contracts) HULL49728
Salary £38,000 - £45,000

Our Client part of a College Group is now looking for a Group Head of Business Development to join them. This is a permanent full-time position based in Hull, with regional travel to other stakeholder sites.

Within the role, you will responsible for identifying, sourcing and securing future growth income and contracting opportunities on behalf of the Group. Leading the contract tendering and procurement process, driving change where appropriate to secure the maximum benefit from opportunities, you will act as an ‘ambassador’ for the effective management of high level, funder relationships, along with the interpretation and communication of relevant policy changes on behalf of and to the wider organisation.

The Group Head of Business Development will provide regular updates on new funding initiatives and government priorities at a local, regional and national level. The role will work in collaboration with the senior leaders across the Group to develop and implement clear, strategic focussed plans that promote each area of the business and will be responsible for presenting opportunities to the Senior Leadership Team.

Being accountable for the success of the business development and income diversification strategies, this success will be measured through the opportunities secured by the Group and the positive financial contribution to it.

As the successful candidate, you will have a successful track record of managing and developing a portfolio of external partners and stakeholders, achieving deliverable KPI’s, business and financial success. With recent knowledge and experience of funding guidance and requirements in employer responsive activity, you will have experience of successful budget management and a knowledge of current issues and future trends impacting employer responsive provision within the sector.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.